Sri Lanka crisis

August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022

“AL rescued Bangladesh from Sri Lanka-like situation during BNP rule”

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (August 30, 2022) expressed her firm belief that Bangladesh will never plunge into a Sri Lanka-like situation, rather the country will continue to move ahead overcoming all global challenges.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Bangladeshi people living in heaven amid global recession: Foreign Minister

"The people of Bangladesh are in heaven compared to other countries amid the global recession," said Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today (August 12, 2022).

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Ten Lankans missing from Commonwealth Games

Ten members of crisis-hit Sri Lanka's Commonwealth Games contingent in Birmingham have disappeared in a suspected attempt to remain in Britain, a top sports official from the island nation told AFP on Sunday.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Sri Lanka Crisis: Why is Saarc Missing in Action?

Saarc’s inability to respond to the humanitarian crisis reflects a lack of the sense of regionalism.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Sri Lanka crisis can't dampen 85-year-old Uncle Percy’s spirit

Cricket-obsessed Percy Abeysekera has been a constant presence at Sri Lanka matches since their first Test against England in 1982 -- and even the country's worst economic crisis cannot keep him away.

July 22, 2022
July 22, 2022

Sri Lanka athletes rise above crisis to fulfil Games dreams

Sri Lankan badminton champion Niluka Karunaratne heads to England next week to cap his Commonwealth Games career where it began -- a swansong almost derailed by his bankrupt country's bruising economic crisis.

July 17, 2022
July 17, 2022

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka shift second Pakistan Test from Colombo

Sri Lanka on Sunday moved the second Test against Pakistan from Colombo to Galle due to political unrest in the island nation that forced its president to resign.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Despair grips Sri Lankans as they queue at pumps for days with no promise of petrol

Out of gas and stuck in line for days, a group of motorists kick off their shoes and settle on a sidewalk in Sri Lanka's capital for a round of cards.

July 14, 2022
July 14, 2022

Gotabaya Rajapaksa lands in Singapore

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa flew into Singapore from the Maldives on Thursday (July 14) evening, after fleeing Sri Lanka amid a deepening crisis and widespread protests there.

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

Sri Lanka crisis: What role would the military play?

The protests are not only about the economic woes but also about the system of governance.